Nirmala Sitharaman commissions anti-submarine Indian Navy warship INS Kiltan in Visakhapatnam

1/5Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday commissioned the indigenously built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan at the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam. Image courtesy: Twitter/ @indiannavy

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday commissioned the indigenously built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan at the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam. Image courtesy: Twitter/ @indiannavy

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday commissioned the indigenously built anti-submarine war

2/5Kiltan is the latest indigenous warship after Shivalik class, Kolkata class and sister ships INS Kamorta and INS Kadmatt to have joined the Indian Navy's arsenal. Image courtesy: Twitter/@DefenceMinIndia

Kiltan is the latest indigenous warship after Shivalik class, Kolkata class and sister ships INS Kamorta and INS Kadmatt to have joined the Indian Navy’s arsenal. Image courtesy: Twitter/@DefenceMinIndia

Kiltan is the latest indigenous warship after Shivalik class, Kolkata class and sister ships INS Kam

3/5It is India's first major warship to have a superstructure of carbon fibre composite material resulting in improved stealth features, lower top weight and maintenance costs. Image courtesy: Twitter/@indiannavy

It is India’s first major warship to have a superstructure of carbon fibre composite material resulting in improved stealth features, lower top weight and maintenance costs. Image courtesy: Twitter/@indiannavy

It is India’s first major warship to have a superstructure of carbon fibre composite material result

4/5The stealth corvette has been designed by the Indian Navy's in-house body, the Directorate of Naval Design under Project 28 (Kamorta Class). INS Kiltan is also the first major warship to have undertaken sea trials of all major weapons and sensors as a pilot project and is ready to be operationally deployed on the day of joining the Indian Navy. Image courtesy: Twitter/@indiannavy

The stealth corvette has been designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house body, the Directorate of Naval Design under Project 28 (Kamorta Class). INS Kiltan is also the first major warship to have undertaken sea trials of all major weapons and sensors as a pilot project and is ready to be operationally deployed on the day of joining the Indian Navy. Image courtesy: Twitter/@indiannavy

The stealth corvette has been designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house body, the Directorate of Naval

5/5The ship hosts a predominantly indigenous cutting-edge weapons and sensors suite which includes heavyweight torpedoes, ASW rockets, 76 mm calibre Medium Range gun and two multi-barrel 30 mm guns as close-in-weapon system (CIWS) with dedicated fire control systems, missile decoy rockets (Chaff), most advanced bow-mounted sonar and air surveillance radar Revathi. Image courtesy: Twitter/@indiannavy

The ship hosts a predominantly indigenous cutting-edge weapons and sensors suite which includes heavyweight torpedoes, ASW rockets, 76 mm calibre Medium Range gun and two multi-barrel 30 mm guns as close-in-weapon system (CIWS) with dedicated fire control systems, missile decoy rockets (Chaff), most advanced bow-mounted sonar and air surveillance radar Revathi. Image courtesy: Twitter/@indiannavy

The ship hosts a predominantly indigenous cutting-edge weapons and sensors suite which includes heav

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